In honor of Finland's 100th anniversary of independence from Russia, neighboring Norway is considering gifting it with the Halti peak, making it Finland's highest point.
The suspect was committed to a psychiatric hospital for a letter that detailed the attack six months beforehand, but was released about a month later.
Youth detention centers in the Northern Territory, where the vast majority of juvenile detainees are Aboriginal, have been plagued by scandal for years.
The attack at a facility for the handicapped, by a former employee, is the worst mass killing in Japan in generations.
Germany already has some of the strictest gun laws in the world. Are even tighter controls the answer in the wake of the recent shooting in Munich?
Chinese Gen. Guo Boxiong was stripped of his rank and forced to surrender assets to the government after receiving a life sentence for taking bribes.
The Labour Party leader can proceed in a contest with rival Owen Smith after a judge affirmed a party ruling that Mr. Corbyn could be on the ballot.
The pope has championed interfaith reconciliation and the cause of refugees seeking safe haven in Europe.
South Korean police found nearly 200 lapel pins with the image of Kim Jong Il, late North Korean dictator, strewn near the country’s main international airport on Thursday.
China and Russia has said the joint military exercises they will hold are 'routine.' Does the US see it that way?
A detente between the Turks and Kurds following the attempted coup may be what the two groups need to resume the peace talks that collapsed last summer.
French president François Hollande convened an interfaith meeting with religious leaders on Wednesday, as mourners gathered at St.-Étienne-du-Rouvray in Normandy.
The pope's viewpoints on sexuality and refugees are at odds with conservative sensibilities and policies in Poland.
A child climbs onto a giant laptop keyboard during a promotional event at a shopping center in Beijing on Thursday.
Iran destroyed 100,000 privately owned satellite dishes, which the government says 'deviate morality and culture' by delivering broadcast programming from other countries.
Rather than instituting a blanket ban of Russia, the International Olympic Committee will allow Russian athletes to compete in the Rio Olympic Games on a case-by-case basis.
Border patrol agents released the two Canadian teens to their mother.
The official search for flight MH370 will likely be suspended by the end of the year. Yet newly exposed information questions the foundation of that search, which worked off an assumption that no one was at the controls.
A media campaign to raise awareness about the continuing plight of Syrian children turns to Pokemon Go.
Beyond US shores, the candidate's words produced widespread consternation, as average citizens and officials wondered what a Trump presidency would mean for the rest of the world.
President Obama sees the trade deal through the lens of foreign-policy strategy. On the campaign trail, however, Hillary Clinton has walked back her support.
Critics say the firing of tens of thousands of employees is only the latest, most drastic step in a longer campaign against dissent.
Economic and political crises have brought food shortages to the South American country, and McDonald's is feeling the impact.
The South Koreans have agreed to deploy an anti-missile system in partnership with the United States, but to China, THAAD is about more than just a shield against North Korean attack.
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